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Los Angeles Maritime Injury Lawyers

If you or someone you know has been injured on a vessel, whether you were a worker or a passenger, contact an experienced maritime attorney at BOATLAW, LLP. Our lawyers have been litigating and fighting for compensation for individuals injured due to maritime negligence for over 40 years.

We understand that such injuries can affect a person’s career, lifestyle, and financial goals. At BOATLAW, LLP we represent clients throughout the Los Angeles metropolitan area.

Call 1-800-262-8529 to schedule a consultation and learn more about how our attorneys can create a strategy to get you the compensation that you deserve.

Attorneys for Injured Maritime Workers in Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California, is one of the most well-known cities in the United States. It is the cultural, financial, and commercial center of Southern California. L.A., as it is affectionately known, has a population of just under four million people, making it the second most populated city in the United States.

Considering that Los Angeles is located in a large coastal basin off the coast of the Pacific Ocean, it should come as no surprise that Los Angeles is home to two of the busiest seaports in the Country: the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach.

Maritime or admiralty law is federal law that applies to vessels on navigable waters, including large cargo ships, cruise ships, fishing boats, and even jet skis. Since maritime law is federal law, it applies across the board to employers, vessel owners, seamen, and other maritime workers to help them with recovery in the event of an accident.

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Common Maritime Claims in Los Angeles

BOATLAW, LLP represents individuals injured while engaged in maritime employment or recreational activities throughout Los Angeles, California. Our office serves clients in neighborhoods like Northwest County, Eagle Rock, Northeast LA, Southeast LA, Central LA, Hollywood, and East Pasadena, just to name a few.

Our most common maritime claims include:

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Los Angeles Maritime Resources

Understanding the various issues that may affect a maritime negligence claim will be useful when an injured party is seeking an experienced attorney. Such resources can help you make an informed legal decision.

The Los Angeles County Superior Court – the Superior Court is dedicated to resolving and recording legal matters; serving Los Angeles County’s 9.5 million residents throughout its 36 court locations. The Superior Court for civil matters in Los Angeles includes the following location:

Central Civil West Courthouse
600 South Commonwealth Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90005

General Jurisdiction Personal Injury Court – is a specialty court with general jurisdiction in complex civil cases. The court hears cases involving property damage, personal injury, wrongful death, premises liability and other cases involving civil damages. This Court only hears cases with claims that are more than $25,000.

Stanley Mosk Courthouse
111 North Hill Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Office of the Governor – Visit the office of Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. The website provides useful information on the happenings at the office of the governor including his appointments to the California courts. The website provides updates on issues like emergency response, climate change, public safety, etc.…

California Legislature – the official website of the California State Legislature. The website provides an index to California’s legislative websites, including links to upcoming bill information, budget information, and the calendar and scheduling for forthcoming legislation. There is also a list of legislators by districts.

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Find a Jones Act Lawyer for Maritime Negligence in Los Angeles County, CA

If you or a loved one has been injured while working as a maritime employee in Los Angeles, contact the experienced attorneys at BOATLAW, LLP. Our lawyers recognize the importance of obtaining adequate compensation for a person who has been injured while working or simply enjoying a vacation.

For years our attorneys have successfully represented victims of maritime injuries throughout California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska.

Call 1-800-262-8529 now to schedule a consultation with one of the experienced lawyers at BOATLAW, LLP.

This article was last updated on Thursday, June 8, 2023.